Oregon Society of Artists Gallery Portland Oregon

The OSA Gallery is open to the public for free viewing

Gallery Hours:

Monday - Saturday, 1 - 4 pm daily (excluding holidays)

Visitors are welcome! While you visit, inquire about classes, workshops, upcoming demos, and becoming a member.

 

2018 Gallery Exhibits

 

NOVEMBER 

OSA Exhibit November 2 - 27

Rose West, 2017 200 for under 200winner', 12x12 panel
Rose West, 2017 winner

200 for under $200 Show and Sale

Juror: Liz Walker

 

Artwork Take In:

Tuesday, October 30, 10am - 4pm and Wednesday, October 31, 10am - 12pm

- Artists: To save time when bringing panels for this exhibit, please bring your completed Artist Release Form.

- Reminder: Panels must be prepared with  D-rings and wire attached on the back 4" down from the top.  See additional details in Prospectus.

   

Opening Reception:

Friday, November 2, 6 - 9pm 

Pick Up Art:

Wednesday, November 28 - Thursday, November 29, 1 - 4pm

 

 

DECEMBER

Community Exhibit  December 1

Monotype Party

OSA Monotype Party & Exhibition

Forty invited artists will be working throughout the day, creating unique monotype prints. Artwork will be installed in the OSA gallery, culminating in a reception and sale from 6 to 8pm.  All prints will be on sale for $200. Half of the proceeds will go to the artists and half will go to benefit OSA.

Opening Reception: Saturday, December 1, 6 - 8pm

Participating Artists:

  • Celeste Bergin
  • Lisa Finch
  • Kimberly Kent
  • Elo Wobig
  • Dorothy Krogh
  • Tami Gaston
  • KavinBuck
  • Jani Hoburg
  • Jeni Lee
  • Stephanie Cissna
  • Chas Martin
  • Lisa Onstad
  • Mary Weisenburger
  • Kristine Mackessy
  • Phyllis Jean Fulton
  • Maura Jess
  • Patricia Stevens
  • Christine Harrison
  • Bill Sharp
  • Kristie Mooney
  • Michael Orwick
  • Elena Orwick
  • Judy Shaw
  • Kristina Sellars
  • Dave Bernard
  • Scott Gellatly
  • Shawn Demarest
  • Joanne Kollman
  • Bhavani Krishnan
  • Janie Lowe
  • Erin Cadena
  • Linda Robertson
  • Jenn Feeney
  • Cindy Lommasson
  • Susan Murphy
  • Jonathan Glowacki
  • Palmarin Merges
  • Charlotte Flory
  • Aimee Erickson

  

  

Community Exhibit  December 9 -17

Dan Cheney, 'New Beginning'
Dan Cheney, New Beginning

US Military Veterans Art Exhibit

Sponsored by the Oregon Society of Artists

This exhibit is open to all US Military veterans. Artwork must be original and created by a US military veteran. Drawing, painting, fine-art printmaking and photography will be accepted. If you would like to participate, bring your art to the OSA gallery during take-in hours. You may enter up to 3 pieces. We are asking for a $10 donation to offset costs and you may be asked to volunteer to sit the gallery for one afternoon.

Take In: Tuesday, December 4, 1 - 4pm  and  Wednesday, December 5, 1 - 4pm & 6 -8:30pm
Bring artwork to the OSA Gallery, 2185 SW Park Place at St Clair

Opening Reception: Sunday, December 9, 2 - 5pm 

Pick Up Art: Tuesday, December 18, 1 - 4pm  and  Wednesday, December 19, 1 - 4pm & 6 -8:30pm

see information on Framing Guidelines

 

 

 

 

 


 

Artists' Entry Fees:

OSA does not take commission fees for selling artists' work.
Download the required OSA Release Form to submit with your artwork

Non-juried shows: $25 for 1 to 3 paintings
Non-juried art shows accept all media: Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, Mixed Media, Photography, Pastel, Digital Media, Glass Fused, Encastic Painting

Spring ( March)  and Fall (September) Juried shows: $25 for 1 painting, $30 for 2 paintings No photography accepted  (Members Only)

Rose Festival (June) Juried show: No photography accepted in juried shows
   OSA Members: $25 for the first entry, $10 for the second entry (Open to the Public)
     Nonmembers: $35 for the first entry, $10 for the second entry

200 for Under $200 show: $35 for the first entry, $15 each for 2nd and 3rd entry.  Photography accepted (Open to the Public)

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Framing Rules:

Download a printable pdf with framing guidelines for juried and non-juried shows
PLEASE NOTE: Please take care that your entries meet all specifications. Entries not meeting these specifications will not be accepted.

Framing Guidelines for NON-JURIED SHOWS:

  • Paintings must be framed to OSA standards and ready to hang
  • All frame styles are acceptable
  • Frames must have hanging wire secured with D-ring style hangers. No other hanging system will be accepted
  • Unframed "gallery wrapped" canvases must have:
    • Sides painted, NO raw canvas showing
    • NO staples showing
    • MINIMUM DEPTH – 1 ½ inches
  • NO screw eyes – NO saw tooth hangers
  • Taut wire must be attached to the frame not the painting
  • Color mats are acceptable/Dark mats are acceptable
  • MAXIMUM framed dimension – 48 inches – on any side
  • MINIMUM framed dimension – 11 inches – on any side
    • Exception to 11 inch minimum: When one dimension is shorter than 11"…Any 2 conjoining sides that total 22 inches are acceptable, example, a canvas measuring 8"x 16" = 24"
  • Entries larger than 22" x 28" – outside dimension – MUST be Plexiglas – No scratches
  • Glass and mats must be clean and free from lint/hair/spots, etc.
  • Collages: 75% of the work must be original to the artist

 

 

 

 

Framing Guidelines for JURIED SHOWS: 

  • All work must be original to the artist 
  • No class work is accepted 
  • No wet paint 
  • Paintings must be framed to OSA standards and ready to hang 
  • Unframed "gallery wrapped" canvases must have:
    •   Sides painted, NO raw canvas showing
    •   NO staples showing
    •   MINIMUM DEPTH – 1 ½ inches 
  • Plain, simple frames complete with hanging wire secured with D-ring style hangers 
  • NO screw eyes – NO saw tooth hangers 
  • NO ornate frames accepted 
  • Taut wire must be attached to the frame not the painting 
  • Outside mat – white or off white ONLY – NO dark mats 
  • Inner mat liner – Color is acceptable – NO larger than ¼ inch 
  • MAXIMUM framed dimension – 48 inches – on any side 
  • MINIMUM framed dimension – 11 inches – on any side
    • Exception to 11 inch minimum: When one dimension is shorter than 11"…Any 2 conjoining sides that total 22 inches are acceptable, example, a canvas measuring 8"x 16" = 24" 
  • Entries larger than 22" x 28" – outside dimension – MUST be Plexiglas – No scratches 
  • Glass and mats must be clean and free from lint/hair/spots, etc.

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